If you are new to studying law at Salford then you may have a few questions about how to go about finding legal information resources for your studies and assignments. We look at answering some of them in this blog post, if your query isn’t covered here please get in touch with me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
There are four main types of information resources that you will need to consult during your programme. These are:
Books or eBooks
Legal case materials
Legislation (such as Acts of Parliament)
Legal Journal articles
See the boxes below for discovering how you would find these four main types of legal information resources.read more
The Library has the database for you. LexisLibrary provides access to UK case law, legislation and journal articles but it also has a large international law section where you can search for legal information by country. There is a large US collection as well as information from other jurisdictions.
The Library subscribe to Westlaw UK so you can access it whenever and wherever you are to do your legal case research. You need to access Westlaw by searching for ‘Westlaw UK’ in Library Search. Enter your network username and password to get access to Westlaw UK.
Click image to access Salford’s Library Search and find Westlaw UK.read more
Find UK legislation information using a database called Westlaw UK.
Click image to access Salford’s Library Search and find Westlaw UK.
The Library subscribe to Westlaw UK so you can access legislation information whenever and wherever you are to do your legal research. You need to access Westlaw by searching for ‘Westlaw UK’ in Library Search. Enter your network username and password to get access to Westlaw UK.
Click on the image to access the video. Select ‘Episode 4’ from content list.
Only got 2 minutes? This quick video will show you how to get started searching for Legislation using Westlaw UKread more
This presentation by the City University Law Librarian explains everything you need to know about law reports. What they are, how they are created and why they are important. If you have any questions about law reports at the University of Salford please get in touch with Nicola, the Academic Support Librarian for Law at the University of Salford: email@example.com